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NOTICE: Family History Library Closure

Out of concern for the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be closed starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 until further notice. This closure is to support preventive efforts to control the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to use the vast genealogical resources available at FamilySearch.org to continue your family discoveries. During the time the Family History Library is closed personal assistance will continue to be provided online through FamilySearch Communities and Family History Library Classes and Webinars. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause. For the latest Family History Library status updates, please refer to the FamilySearch newsroom.


The Family History Library is a family-friendly place to discover things about you, your family, and your ancestors! Bring the kids and the grandkids, for fun, engaging, interactive family history experiences. To register for the discovery experience visit: https://familysearch.org/discovery/ Take a look at some of the incredible experiences you can have while you’re here:

All About Me[edit | edit source]

  • Learn about you, the meaning of your name, and what events took place the year you were born
All About Me














Where I Come From[edit | edit source]

  • See where you and your ancestors come from
Where I Come From

My Famous Relatives[edit | edit source]

  • Find out what famous individuals are in your family tree
My Famous Relatives














My Time Machine[edit | edit source]

  • See a timeline for you and your ancestors and what their living space would have looked like
My Time Machine

Picture My Heritage[edit | edit source]

  • See your face in clothing worn by an ancestor
Picture My Heritage
















Record My Story[edit | edit source]

  • Answer questions about you and record them
Record My Story

Record Our Story[edit | edit source]

  • Record information about your family or an ancestor
Record Our Story














Picture Our Heritage[edit | edit source]

  • Create memories with family photos using various backgrounds
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